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Senior Accountant (Closed)

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

Job #1570958
Permanent
Houston, Texas
Professional

Our client is consistently ranked as one of the best companies to work for in Houston.  Their beautiful offices are located in the Galleria area. This role reports to the Assistant Controller.

Job Description

  • Assist with recording daily, weekly and monthly journal entries including end of month journal entries. Entries may include, but are not limited to interest expense, interest income, prepaid expenses, accruals, allocation entries, etc.
  • Prepare daily cash journal entries, assist with cash reconciliations, and assist with automation.
  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations and research any outstanding items to clear.
  • Assist with Reconcile inter-company balances between Parent Company and Joint Ventures.
  • Assist with custodial escrow account reconciliations, analysis, and related daily transfers.
  • Maintain lease and rent schedules and record related journal entry activity.
  • Document/update process narratives, internal controls, and policies for the Accounting Department.
  • Works with Assistant Controller in preparing schedules for external auditors, regulators, and external tax accountants as necessary.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Proactively looks for improvements and offers assistance to the team.

Education/Experience

  • Three plus years of accounting experience.
  • CPA or CPA eligible required; public accounting experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Must be a demonstrated strong performer who will act as an agent of change and embrace a high-performance culture.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Quick learner and adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exposure to financial services business is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience with internal controls and process improvement is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills are required.  Experience writing macros is preferred.

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